Encyclopedia of Twentieth-Century Photography, 3-Volume Set

Encyclopedia of Twentieth-Century Photography, 3-Volume Set

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The Encyclopedia of Twentieth-Century Photography explores the vast international scope of twentieth-century photography and explains that history with a wide-ranging, interdisciplinary manner. This unique approach covers the aesthetic history of photography as an evolving art and documentary form, while also recognizing it as a developing technology and cultural force. This Encyclopedia presents the important developments, movements, photographers, photographic institutions, and theoretical aspects of the field along with information about equipment, techniques, and practical applications of photography. To bring this history alive for the reader, the set is illustrated in black and white throughout, and each volume contains a color plate section. A useful glossary of terms is also included.It connected different art domains with it: dance, music, collage, and print graphics. ... Anti-bourgeoise art served a function, by making the transformation of society visible as information and documentation and as a means of education. ... Photo assembly resembled a poster, a handbill that agitates, recruits, communicates.

Title:Encyclopedia of Twentieth-Century Photography, 3-Volume Set
Author:Lynne Warren
Publisher:Routledge - 2005-11-15


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